Ronald J. FrydenlundRonald J. Frydenlund, 80, Jamestown, ND died Monday, November 26, 2012 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, under the care of hospice. Ronald was born July 1, 1932 to Hjalmer and Lola (Swenson) Frydenlund in Mayville, ND.
Ronald J. Frydenlund, 80, Jamestown, ND died Monday, November 26, 2012 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, under the care of hospice.
Ronald was born July 1, 1932 to Hjalmer and Lola (Swenson) Frydenlund in Mayville, ND. Ronald lived between North Dakota and Wisconsin until he moved to Hatton, ND to live with his uncle and aunt, Conrad and Tola Frydenlund. He graduated from Hatton High School in 1950. Ronald enlisted in the US Army in 1951 and served until 1953. He was in the 82nd Airborne Division, at Fort Benning, GA. Ronald and Denise Bushy were married January 28, 1956. Ronald graduated from UND in 1958 and moved to Bismarck, ND, where he went to work for the state highway department as an Auditor.
They moved to Jamestown in 1971, where he worked for LeFevre Sales, Haybusters Manufacturing Company, Northwestern National Life Insurance, and recently drove a school bus for Dietrich Bus Service and worked at Prairie Veterinary Hospital.
Ron and Denise loved to travel including going to Europe twice and visiting most of the 50 states. They made yearly trips to Florida for spring baseball training games and had many vacations at the lake with the kids.
Ronald was involved with baseball for many years between Little League and American Legion. Ronald did everything from working the field to PA announcer to the financial fund raiser. Ronald served on the Jamestown Park Board. He was a member of the American Legion Post 14 for 55 years and was inducted into the American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998. Ronald enjoyed going to all of his kids and grandkids games and events as well as meeting regularly with his “Coffee Buddies.”
Ronald is survived by his wife Denise, Jamestown; sons, Paul (Barb), Rolla, ND, Jay (Durene), East Grand Forks, MN and Eric (Anita), Inver Grove Hts, MN; daughters, Carrie Haakenson, Jamestown, Jamie Moher, West Des Moines, IA, Leigh Ann (Rod) Anderson, Chagrin Falls, OH and Sara (Chris) Jessen, Minnetonka, MN; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie Oanes, Baxter, MN and one brother, Gordon Frydenlund, Seattle, WA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and aunt and uncle.
Memorial Service: 2:30 PM, Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Basilica of St. James with Father Al Bitz presiding.
No visitation is scheduled.
Burial in the spring: Highland Home Cemetery
Arrangements with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND
On line guestbook: www.eddyfuneralhome.com
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